Yishai Cohen

Yishai Cohen, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of philosophy and liberal studies at the University of Southern Maine. He completed his PhD in philosophy at Syracuse University, and did his undergraduate work in philosophy at Southern Methodist University. His research interests are in the philosophy of agency, ethics, and philosophy of religion. Much of his work focuses on free will and moral responsibility, and their apparent incompatibility with a deterministic universe. He is also interested in foundational questions concerning population ethics.

Yishai Cohen

Working Groups

  • Autonomy, Addiction, and Accountability

Selected Publications

“Don’t Count on Taurek: Vindicating the Case for the Numbers Counting” Res Publica 20:3 (2014) 245–261.